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Community Calendar - May 30, 2019


Homes for Reserves -- Wasco Reserves ballplayers are looking hosts for the duration of their baseball season. If you are willing to open your home and help out, give Coach Bill Moore a call. For more information, call 602-980-2372. Opening day is June 1.

Pregnancy health -- Bakersfield Pregnancy Center’s Image Clear Ultrasound mobile unit will be in Shafter on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month, 2-5 p.m. Located at 341 Central Ave., Shafter (parking lot across from La Fonda). No appointments necessary.

FREE pregnancy test, first-trimester ultrasound, information and resources available.

NEW: SMBC sports camps — Shafter Mennonite Church at 400 Kern St., Shafter, is hosting three sports camps for all incoming K-6th students. The camps and dates are volleyball (June 17-21), wrestling (July 15-19) and basketball (July 29- Aug. 2). The cost of each camp is $15; if a child attends all three, the total is $40. Each camp is from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Fellowship Center gym, with an exhibition and dessert for the whole family at 7 p.m. on Friday of each camp week. For information and registration, call the church office, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at 661-746-4969 or go to


Senior lunch – Senior center serving meal Monday-Friday at 11:25 a.m., 1280 Poplar St.


Movies -- After School Movie Time at the Wasco Library, 3:30-5 p.m. at the Wasco Library. Call for details, 661-661-2114.

Mayor’s office hours -- Mayor Alex Garcia holds office hours on the second Monday, 3-6 p.m., at 810 8th St.

Rotary Club -- Wasco Rotary Club meets every Monday at the Wasco Recreation Center at noon.

Fishes & Loaves -- Free dinner every first Monday 5-7 p.m. at 408 Griffith Ave.

Adult education -- Enroll for classes at 1445 Poso Drive. High school diploma program, ESL, citizenship and Microsoft Office.


Library activities -- Card Games, Puzzlemania, Lego Club Mania or Color Me Happy every Tuesday at the Wasco Library, 4-5:30 p.m. For questions, call 661-661-2114.

Woman’s Club -- Meeting second Tuesday at noon until May at clubhouse, 1601 7th St.

WUESD -- Wasco Union Elementary School District meets second Tuesday in the board room at 6:30 p.m.

Coloring -- Color Me Happy! At the Wasco Library from 4-5:30 p.m.

City Council -- Meets first and third Tuesdays at 6 p.m. on 8th Street.


Library Activities -- Color Me Happy, Lego Club Mania, Game On, Family Fun or Card Game Fun -- it’s a different activity every Thursday at the Wasco Library, 4-5:30 p.m. For questions, call 661-758-2114.

ACTS Class –-Alcohol and chemical treatment series meets Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at the Sounds of Pentecost, 2000 Palm Ave. Rides are available.

Reading and crafts -- Family story time and crafts 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the Wasco Library.


Seniors exercise -- Wasco Senior Center exercise class, starting at 10 a.m. 1280 Poplar St.

NEW: Art lessons -- Discover the art world with educational and entertaining art dessons with the Bakersfield Museum of Art. On May 31, the focus is on still-life Drawing at the Wasco Library.

Family Storytime & Crafts -- 3:30-5 p.m. at the Wasco Library.

For updates or to submit additional information about a club, organization or meeting listed in this public service column, call the Wasco Tribune at 661-292-5100 or email [email protected].


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